Category: Bike Coop

Christmas Orders 2020

Christmas delivery image

CHRISTMAS ORDERS For delivery by Christmas, please place any bike order by the end of the first week in December*. Our absolute deadline for Christmas deliveries is 17th December. If you purchase a product on the 17th please note it is unlikely to reach you by the 25th.  If you’re outside of the UK or ordering… Read more »

What is a cooperative anyway?

At the Bike Cooperative, we are proud that we democratically govern our business for our joint benefit. We consider this to be a better way to run a business than being answerable to a select few who run a company for their own benefit. Our timeline: Our Cooperative was founded in 1977 as Recycles, and… Read more »

Top tips for winter cycling

Cycling in the snow

It all seemed so easy in the summer as you sailed airily through the sun-dappled streets. What could possibly destroy this two-wheeled idyll? Well … as this planet turns away from the sun like a jilted lover, cycling becomes a very different proposition. Riding into sideways sleet is not always everyone’s idea of a great time… Read more »

Types of Bikes: The Ultimate Bike Buying Guide

Specialized Sirrus Elite Disc '16

New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.

Limited edition Tour de France Frog Bikes

The future is … yellow! We are excited to announce that we will be supplying these special Tour de France edition bikes from leading kids bike brand … LE FROG. Available in stunning yellow, you can buy these bikes from the 17th August (12 days before the Tour de France). If you thought that Frog bikes… Read more »

Whyte 2021 bikes

The Whyte 2021 range

Whyte 2021 bikes are coming in, and it’s aaaall good… Those of you who are Whyte bike fans may have already seen the new arrivals on the Whyte site. This page will tell you what Bike Coop has coming in over the next few weeks. In July and August we should have first drops of… Read more »

New Mountain Bikes – Coming Soon – Rockhopper 2021


A quick look at the Rockhopper range, landing at the Bike Coop in June 2020. The range prices start at £349 (not pictured here) up to £899 for the excellent Expert model. The Rockhopper 2021 sports a new A1 Premium Alloy Frame, internal cable routing, dropper post compatibility and precise-inspired handling. For those wanting to… Read more »

Our cargo bike loan to Streetwork

Streetwork volunteers

3 June UPDATE: Our Packster has been very busy! Cathy Miller from Streetwork, has told us that the cargo bike has been out every day, to Pret A Manger,M&S and Tesco to collect sandwiches, salads, drinks, crisps, juice and fruit for lunch to Cairn homeless hostel. Streetwork are currently supplying food, paint, hand sanitiser, you name… Read more »

Cycling in a time of Coronavirus

We are all being asked to stay indoors while the UK struggles to come to terms with the effects of coronavirus. We should all adhere to government guidelines and do our bit to help our health workers combat the crisis. As a Bicycle and Repair shop, we are exempt from the enforced closure of businesses,… Read more »